1996 GMC Sonoma Repair and Maintenance
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1996 GMC Sonoma ProblemsCoolant Leak From Heater Core
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition and the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. The distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.
A fluid leak may develop from the transmission output shaft seal. This leak may cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked and require replacement of the mount along with the leak repair.
1996 GMC Sonoma QuestionsAfter running out of gas. It won't start. (2 answers)
After running out of gas I added a few gallons and it didn't start. I then added a few more gallons and, it still doesn't start.
Truck suddenly died as if out of gas. Has fuel has spark, fuel pump engaging, new fuel filter. What could it be